Baroness von Bunsen in London - 30 May, 1843

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her daughter Emilia, 30 May 1843, page 55:

London, 30 May, 1843. – …. I went to the consecration of a beautiful church by the Bishop of London – fine sermon, fine service, fine organ, fine chanting, and, lastly, had a walk home through the park with my dear George. I have passed an uncommon morning, with thoughts and feeling and senses occupied by anything but common London objects: and now I come home and find Ernest practising singing accompanied by an Italian.
cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her daughter Emilia, 30 May 1843. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 1 (London, 1879), p. 55. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1375864988 accessed: 2 December, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Baroness von Bunsen
Painting, Writer
1791-1876

Listening to

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sacred music at consecration of a church

Experience Information

Date/Time 30 May, 1843
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:17:18 +0000